Acct manager: “Please dont accept any free upgrades as it affects client optics. Save them for your personal travel.” Oh sure. Let me cram myself in the middle seat in economy so client feels better
It’s a second time I’m asked to pick up unfinished work from a practice team member moving on to a more interesting project.. I’m new to the firm, and having to pick up work that has been already started is extremely challenging for me.. I don’t really know how to avoid getting in such stressful situations. I’ve reached out to my practice lead and hope to have a candid conversation and adequate feedback. Honestly want to gtfo, but it would suck to look for a new job.. maybe Im being dramatic
What kind of client work/industries is shalom is DC doing? What are salaries like for 3rd year manager? Recruiter is telling that work is meaningful. Thoughts??
Lots of us are skilled at delivery but most sales books seem to focus on the pitch and closing... What are your best resources for learning to develop and nurture strong, lasting client relationships?
Told I am being rolled off as project is now getting technical and is not my skill set. Team can manage other aspects without me and budget is tight. Is this normal or should I be worried?
How do you convince a client you add value?
If someone having experience in different sectors then PWC/EY/Deloitte/KPMG consider the employee for job? As I am Electrical Engineer alongwith PGDM Banking Finance and have approx 7 years experience as production Engineer(Solar Manufacturing)-2 yrs, Project and Commissioning Engineer(Oil and Gas Sector)- 2-1/2 yrs and currently Banking operations- 2yrs+. Is there any department suitable for my profile in which I can apply ??
Any good recommended books on how to build a scalable product and team? I'm looking for recommendations for two areas: 1) in general laying the groundwork in a startup to have the tools and especially processes in place to scale, and 2) tactical focus on building a SaaS project. I've been promoted into a management role from Dev roots, so need to learn more PM processes to be an effective manager in day job, plus would like to start building my own SaaS solution.
Is it okay to just give 1 week notice if you are on bench and not assigned to a project ? Anyone done this ?
Hi Excel Geniuses - I am working on an excel project plan and need to classify line items as “workstream” “milestone” “key activity” and “activity” based on their indentation. Can the IF function be used for this?
Currently a senior 3 at EY and hope to get promoted to manager next year by October. Is it better to move over to BCG after promotion as a project leader? Or would that not be a lateral move as a EY manager?
How do you deal with openly hostile/aggressive clients? We’re under-resourced and staffing up at the moment so if I was the client I’d be annoyed too, but the current level of hostility is not (con't)
Best thing about working from while waiting on new project to start Monday? R2D2 socks with bunny slippers. 🙌🏻 🤖 🐰 🐇
Any good courses to get better at UML Diagramming / Product Architecture Diagramming? Project requires heavily solutions diagramming on my part, want to learn to deliver beautiful, clear diagrams.
Ever get annoyed at how happy the partners/MDs are at work everyday knowing it’s probably because they’re making $Mlns from the project? If I see one more “Happy Monday so blessed to be at this client” I’m asking for a raise
Partner joined the client zoom call as ‘BabyDaddy’. Client (f) was nice enough to laugh it off but you could see sweat rolling down P’s temples. He couldn’t change it - he dropped off a few times but every single time - ‘BabyDaddy has joined’. My dawg what you got into over thanksgiving??!! 💀💀💀
Would you rather be a Cyber SME on a broader project where cyber is just one of many components or otherwise on a project that's 100% cyber focused?
Trying to get into project/infrastructure finance roles from tax consulting. Any advise appreciated.
When applying to a new job at a different firm, have you ever acknowledged being gay through involvement? Does it help your chances as a diversity hire?
(First ever post) I originally I joined this app to learn from others in consulting on a variety of topics (gender perspectives, comp, tips/ recommendations). Ever since downloading, I see more hatred and people making judgements on others with little context. Consultants are supposed to problem solvers but instead of people sharing perspectives I feel I’m back on Twitter reading threads that only create hate. Anyone else feel that way?
Started a new role within my org <1 year ago (been with the co several years) and have received incredibly positive feedback from many people about my performance so far, including my manager. I expressed my desire to revisit my compensation (off-cycle) because I am by all accounts exceeding expectations for my role and my manager was very supportive and encouraged me to provide them with a write up of what I want and why. Any advice? I’ve researched salary comps already
Anyone ever had an issue with "quality of deliverable"? I make power points like a good little slave then they are where good enough. Some wisdom from you fam?
Question: 14 hour flight coming up and only in economy comfort. Do neck pillows really make a difference? Any suggestions?
Just curious...for those that work at Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, social media companies...how do you limit your screen time? Are you so sick of social media at work that you don’t care about it when you get home? Do you let your kids have access?
Is anybody working in a good data engineering project where they're getting to learn a lot?
What are starting bonuses like at the manager level at big 4 strategy? Having a hard time finding info on this…. Do forms typically forego starting bonuses at that level and index more towards performance bonuses?
Just got a Rejection for TPM interview. I thought I did well and gave my best not sure what went wrong. Any suggestions on how to try to figure out what went wrong?
My profile is in "Evaluation in Progress" status from last 15 days on TCS portal...I am not sure what next ? Does anyone have any idea ?@tcs Tata Consultancy
Just passed my CISSP on my third attempt!! Took over a year of studying and two bootcamps to finally accomplish this goal. The pressure of everyone knowing I was at a bootcamp both times and (cont.)
What/Who is Compensation Communicator?
I was interviewed for a role with a bank almost 3 months back. Till date I havent heard back on the outcome. Do you think it makes sense now to drop a note to one of the interviewers to get an update?
Facebook recruiter MIA and have an interview set up for Monday. They scheduled my interview on Tuesday and have not heard from anyone on why to expect. So frustrating. How do I prep?
Looking for a director-level social / digital role. Currently at a start up. Formerly ran social at a large NYC agency. Anybody know of anything? Kinda desperate to get out of where I am right now.
anyone have a good goodnotes template they use for taking notes / tracking project work on their iPad?
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